How To Check Google Chrome Version?

You can check your Google chrome version on your laptop by following steps:

Check Google Chrome Version for Windows Users:

1. Open Google Chrome Internet browser as you usually do on your laptop.

2. In the top-most upper right-hand corner of the screen, click the The icon used to bring up the Google Chrome menu. button.

3. As you click the above-mentioned button, a drop down menu appears, in that drop down menu,place the mouse-pointer over help.

4. After clicking on help, a menu appears, in that menu, select “ About Google Chrome”.

5. The box that appears after selecting “About Google Chrome”, shows the current version of Google Chrome.

How to check Google Chrome Version For Linux Users:

Using command prompt:

You can use the command google-chrome with the –version option:

For example: google-chrome –version, gives:

Google Chrome 36.0.1985.125

In following commands, use grep and regex, because these are much more adaptable to changes in Google Chrome version format:

To get the version number only,you need to run the following command:

google-chrome –version | grep -iE “[0-9.]{10,20}”

It gives the following result:


And the following one:

google-chrome –version | grep -iE ” [0-9]{1,3}.[0-9]{1,3}

gives you only the main version numbers.


Suppose, you have beta installed,then:

Then, running the following command:

google-chrome-beta –version

Gives the following result:

Google Chrome 37.0.2062.58 beta

And then there are the gui methods to check the chrome version:

You can go to the following sites, it produces a GUI which has all the information regarding the chrome version:


Google Chrome Version Check For Ubuntu Users:

Using the command google-chrome –product-version, you can get the latest chrome version.

Google Chrome Version Check For Mac OS Users:

Execute the following command to get latest version in Mac OS:

/Applications/Google\\ Chrome –version

Google chrome web browser has features like speed, simplicity, security,privacy, customization, signing in.

1.Sign in to chrome: when you sign into chrome, it brings  your bookmarks, history and other settings to all your computers and it also automatically signs you into all your favourite Google services.

2. Customization: Click on  The icon used to bring up the Google Chrome menu. button, go to settings then add Apps, themes,and extensions from the chrome web store.

3. Security:  Chrome has built-in malware and phishing protection..Chrome shows a warning message before you visit a site that is suspected of containing malware or phishing.

4 Privacy: If you want that your search should not be shown in browser history you can use Incognito tab.

Moreover, Chrome keeps on updating itself to make it safer to browse, so, whenever you need to know the version of chrome, you can use above-mentioned steps according to the OS you have.

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